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Brian Pohl

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Brian Pohl has over 16 years of experience as a graphic designer, visual effects artist, technical director, and previs supervisor. A veteran of George Lucas’ previs team and ILM's art department, Pohl is credited for creating or supervising previs on over 22 feature films including Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones (2002), I, Robot (2004) , Open Season (2006), Star Trek (2009) and Battle: Los Angeles (2011).

In 2009 Pohl, along with five other previs industry specialists, co-founded the Previsualization Society. This trade organization is dedicated to the advancement of previs within the creative arts. To further expand on its mandate, Pohl travels worldwide to countries like Columbia, Denmark, Signapore and Canada providing master classes and lectures on previsualization.

Brian Pohl serves as Epic Games' technical account manager for media and entertainment in North America. Based in Los Angeles, Pohl helps Epic and Unreal Engine developers push the state of the art forward in film, animation and virtual production using real-time technology. 

Pohl has over 17 years of experience as a visual effects artist, layout artist, technical director and previs supervisor. A veteran of George Lucas’ previs team and ILM's art department, Pohl is credited for creating or supervising previs on over 27 feature films, including Star Wars Episode II: Attack of the Clones; I, Robot; Open Season; Star Trek; and Battle: Los Angeles.

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